Tuesday, 26 January 2016

HOPE's Shelter Camp at Shangla District

Survivors of earthquake 2005 has just marked the tenth anniversary of the tragedy yet another cataclysmic movement of tectonic plates hit the areas of Shangla district; located in Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa- only with much more venom. On October 26th, 2015 people of Pakistan has faced the worst earthquake in its history.

HOPE has been a precursor in providing health, educational, and disaster assistance to the needy and distressed people across Pakistan since its creation in 1997. HOPE- an NGO in Pakistan has been working relentlessly for the benefit of underprivileged individuals by taking part in relief activities including medical care in the earthquake areas extending from Khyber Pakhtukhuwa in the north to Sindh in the South under the leadership of Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla- Child Specialist in Karachi.

Likewise, shelter camp was arranged at Martoum- sub tehsil of Shangla district, around 6 hours from Saidu Shareef- capital of swat. Road goes from buner and covered with snowy mountain. People of Martoum were suffering as houses were destroyed due to earthquake and extreme cold made it difficult for families to stay indoor.

HOPE- an NGO in Pakistan  stepped forward in aid and support of the surviving and displaced victim needing urgent and immediate help in the form of shelter, medical aid, food and water. Not only shelter but blocks and cement was also provided for the construction purpose. This activity was held under the supervision of Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla- Child specialist in Karachi and Chairperson of HOPE. 

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

HOPE's Training Program at Sanghar District

Sanghar, one of the largest districts located in the middle of Singh province has been an important administrative unit that played a vital role in the economy, trade and history of Sindh. Simultaneously, it also has an increased need for health related awareness and education. HOPE, a health NGO in Pakistan has filled this legitimate need by promoting health education and awareness under the leadership of Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla- child specialist in Karachi.
HOPE, an educational NGO in Pakistan is one of the key training implementation partners of Global Health’s flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP). The project aims to increase access to maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) services for mothers and children in Sindh Province by: 
  • Building the capacity of health workers to deliver high-quality family planning and MNCH services
  • Improving the quality and coverage of those health services; and 
  • Strengthening public-private partnerships.
Likewise, 6 days training program was carry out for skilled birth attendants on pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and new born care. The training was held from 28th December 2015 till 2nd January 2016 at Dr Fakir Hussain Hall SIMS Shahdadpur conducted by JHPEIGO team and organized by HOPE, a health NGO in Pakistan.
The purpose of this training is to create awareness during pregnancy to reduce the maternal as well as the neonatal mortality rate. For this training, 12 Participants from SIMS and 3 from Al Haj Suleman, Tando Adam Hospital participated. Topics such as birth preparedness, rapid initial assessment, normal labor and child birth, prevention & management of pre and post delivery complications and infection control were discussed. 

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

HOPE’s Millad Function at Gadap’s School

HOPE an educational NGO in Pakistan, has tirelessly endeavored, within its means, to eradicate illiteracy in Pakistan. Under the leadership of Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla- child specialist in Karachi, HOPE’s effort to promote education deep into rural areas has not overlooked the small but important rural city of Gadap, south-east of the city of Karachi. The rural community here comprises of poor agricultural workers and laborers who either work in nearby fields or go to factories in the outskirts of Karachi.
HOPE’s school here in Gadap has filled a very urgent and valid need for the children of these very poor people especially focusing on the education of the female students – and has been a success story of a unique kind. Annually many girls appear in the board Matric examination and the results have so far been 100%.

Simultaneously, HOPE an NGO in Pakistan continues to maintain its tradition of arranging various religious activities in school and hospitals to bring religious unity among the students and staff member.

On 12th of Rabi-ul-Awal, which marks the birthday of our beloved Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace be upon him) a Millad celebration was held in HOPE’s Gadap school on 07th of January 2016 and all the students and teachers eagerly participated in this activity. Everyone came prepared for the occasion and Durood-o- Naat was recited by the students and appreciated by all.
These activities were carried out under the supervision of Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla, the child specialist in Karachi and Chairperson of HOPE.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

HOPE’s Distribution Of Sunflower Seeds To The Very Poor, Flood Affected Farmers Of Badin.

HOPE has been a forerunner in providing health, educational and disaster assistance and relief to the needy and distressed across Pakistan since its creation in 1997. Within the field of health, HOPE’s primary goal  is to increase access to preventive and curative healthcare for the poor by setting up emergency, primary and secondary care facilities in rural areas and urban slums. Currently, HOPE is running two hospitals in Karachi one in Thatta and one in Sujawal. ABut that is not all, HOPE has been extremely instrumental in providing invaluable tools to the general poor masses specially in rural Sindh, places like Thatta, Sujawal and Badin to earn reasonable means of income on a consistent basis to better their conditions and thus the conditions of the generations to come. Top priority has been the flood affectees of Badin and Sujawal and every effort is being made continuously to rehabilitate them economically.D
To the small landowners economically handicapped in cultivating their lands, high quality seeds according to seasons will be provided with other technical assistance so that they become capable once again to earn their own livelihoods independantly.C
In order to achieve optimum, long term and sustainable results special training will further be given to in-house and field staff so that the goal of the whole project is understood and focused upon.E
Chairperson of HOPE, Dr Mubina, a child specialist in Karachi,    will oversee the complete management and has accordingly instructed  the administrative staff of HOPE  in Badin . Chairperson of HOPE, Dr Mubina, a child specialist in Karachi,   will be responsible for providing directives and instructions based on the master-plan worked out in  advance. And using its offices in Sujawal and Badin the administrative team will appropriately place each individual, both in-house and in the field to efficiently perform as per plan and requirement and at the same time give feed-backs on daily basis to rectify and amend any snags or hitches. This will ensure a smooth running of the whole project and will produce the best results.